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The Engineers Were Nestled All Snug in their Beds…

December 27, 2016 NetworkNewz

The Google Cloud Team posted a fun poem for all of us techno nerds. “2016 is winding down, and we wanted to take this chance to thank you, our loyal readers, and wish you happy holidays,” wrote Alex Barrett, Editor of the Google Cloud Platform Blog. “As a little gift to […]

Google Fiber Project Curtailed

October 26, 2016 NetworkNewz

Google is cutting its losses with its high speed internet service to restrategize and reduce expenses. It will continue serving its current fiber cities and will complete the buildout of its fiber service where construction has already begun, but it will close offices and end all future fiber plans. With […]

“Speed of Light” Trans-Pacific Cable Launched

June 30, 2016 NetworkNewz

Google announced that the 60Tbps long-haul undersea fibre optic cable from the US to Japan that it invested in has come online as of today, June 30, 2016. The Google Cloud itself will have access to up to 10Tbps (Terabits per second) of the cable’s total 60Tbps bandwidth. This bandwidth […]

Google’s OnHub Router Gains IFTTT Support

June 3, 2016 Chris Crum

Last year, Google introduced its OnHub router through a partnership with TP-LINK. The device was aimed at simplifying Wi-Fi and making it less annoying, giving you fast, easy, and secure Wi-Fi as opposed to “unplugging and re-plugging cords, trying to decipher blinking lights, or contemplating a call to customer support.” […]